Al Gore's Spacecraft to Watch Earth and Warn of Solar Storms

February 7, 2015 3:53 PM

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Al Gore's Spacecraft to Watch Earth and Warn of Solar Storms

From a million miles away, an Earth-watching satellite will issue solar storm warnings.

Earth’s newest space sentinel, the Deep Space Climate Observatory, is scheduled to launch Sunday to provide a 24-hour view of the Earth’s face and 20- to 30-minute warnings of threatening solar geomagnetic storms before they reach Earth.

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